Sorry the second elseif statement should have ended with : not ;
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From: "Jon Farmer" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 1:12 PM
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Database query


> Ok you need to use PHP to decide what they have selected and construct a
sql
> statement based on that.
>
> for instance
>
> if ($location != "" && $discipline != "") :
>         //construct variable with sql statement
>     elseif ($location == "" && $discipline != ""):
>         //construct variable with sql statement
>     elseif ($location !="" && $discipline == "");
>         //construct variable with sql statement
>     else :
>         // nothing selected
> endif;
>
>
> hth
>
> Jon
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 12:49 PM
> Subject: [PHP-DB] Database query
>
>
> > Hi group,
> >
> > I am still getting to grips with PHP and MySQL and have a question that
> hopefully someone can easily answer:
> >
> > I have a search page which consists of two drop down menus, the user has
3
> ways of finding information.
> >
> > The first is by selecting a location and a discipline which would look
in
> the database and return any entries with the data in the two seperate
> fields.
> >
> > The second is where they can select the location only, and this will
> return all entries with that location
> >
> > The third is where they can select the discipline only, and again this
> will return all entries with that discipline.
> >
> > The problem I have is when the user selects the location and a
discipline
> which should return no results as it is not an exact match it is returning
> results as it contains part of the information.
> >
> > My sql query is as follows: $sql = "SELECT * FROM vacancy WHERE
> ('$related_discipline' = related_discipline and '$location' = location) or
> ('$related_discipline' = related_discipline) or ('$location' = location)
> ORDER BY ID LIMIT $limitvalue1, $limit";
> >
> > Could someone tell me what I need to change?
> >
> > Again help is always appreciated.
> >
> >
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